Bob Tuke

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Bob Tuke is the Democratic Senate nominee in Tennessee

Bob Tuke is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the U.S. Senate in Tennessee. He won the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.). The primary took place on August 7, 2008.[1]


Positions, record and controversies


Tuke was recently the Tennessee Political Director for Obama for America. Currently he is a partner in the Nashville law firm of Trauger & Tuke and is an Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Law.[2]

2008 elections

Tuke won the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) in the Democratic primary.[1]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Bob Tuke. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.

Campaign contribution data could not be found.

Committees and affiliations


Tuke will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.


More background data


Official Bob Tuke for Senate Web site

Articles and resources

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Rachel Kapochunas, "Tennessee GOP Rep. Davis Ousted in Primary; Democrat Cohen Deflects Attacks for Blowout Win," CQ Politics]], August 8, 2008
  2. About Bob Tuke

External resources

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